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Liam Daniel/Netflix

"Bridgerton": Belles, Ballrooms, Bodice-ripping, and Billie Eilish?

By Aashana Daru

And honestly, not much else. "Pride and Prejudice" meets "Gossip Girl," just set in London.

February 26, 2021

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1:03 p.m.

Reese Klemm

Meet Reese Klemm: The Newest Addition to UChicago’s Youtube Community

By Natalie Manley

Second-Year Reese Klemm Brings Her Own Angles and “Pizzaz” to Her Channel.

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February 24, 2021

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7:42 p.m.

Resident Advisor

Sophie: A Tribute to Tomorrow

By Seth Nguyen

Sophie’s music is an unapologetic euphoria, trailblazing in its alien soundscapes and ecstatic joy.

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February 23, 2021

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2 p.m.

A24

"Minari" Firmly Plants Itself Into the American Cinemascape

By Adrian Rucker

"Minari" tells a compelling, heartwrenching story of the American dream and finding Korean roots in the “land of opportunity.”

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February 23, 2021

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1:49 p.m.

CD Projekt Red

Cyberpunk 2077: A Great Game Hiding Underneath a Buggy, Unpolished, Broken One

By Timothy Lee

Cyberpunk 2077's numerous bugs and strangely restrictive gameplay hinder its possibilities, resulting in a game that maybe should have been allowed to develop for a little longer.

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February 20, 2021

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2:22 a.m.

"Promising Young Woman"

"Promising Young Woman" Is a Brutally Honest Take on Violent Sexism

By Jennifer Morse

What does this fantasy revenge-fantasy film, starring Carey Mulligan, reveal about our desire for vengeance against sexual assault in a society which offers us precious few avenues to pursue justice?

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February 14, 2021

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1:09 p.m.

MGM/Everett Collection

Kiss Kiss Fall (Virtually) in Love

By Veronica Chang

For the 14th day of February, The Maroon gave to you: 14 movie recommendations and one editor’s rambling thoughts.

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February 11, 2021

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4:26 p.m.

Soumya Netrabile

The Art of Soumya Netrabile: Lush, Apolitical, Ambiguous

By Suzanna Murawski

“I like things a little messy,” Netrabile said. “I tend to step back from making things that are overt political statements or overt statements in general. I like vagueness—I like things to float between different meanings and not be easily definabl…

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February 8, 2021

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6:34 p.m.

Daniela Brigatti

"Firebird" Spreads Its Wings: Daniela Brigatti and Sha Frasier on UChicago’s Up-and-Coming Music Magazine

By Natalie Manley

Seeking to fill a void in UChicago’s existing student publications, "Firebird Magazine" will tackle all things music starting spring quarter.

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February 8, 2021

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4:35 p.m.

RIFF Magazine

The Surprising Reverie of COIN’s Virtual "Dreamland" Concert

By Isabella Cisneros

Associate arts editor Isabella Cisneros reflects on her hesitancy to attend virtual concerts and on how she was touched by COIN’s Dreamland Tour in the new medium.

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February 3, 2021

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8:54 p.m.

Courtesy

From Stage to Screen: "One Night in Miami" Dazzles in Regina King's Film Adaptation

By Alison Gill

Though ostensibly a historical film, “One Night in Miami” grapples with racism in a way that echoes conversations we are still having today.

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February 3, 2021

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7:07 p.m.

Is Anybody Out There? The Totalizing Ideology of Social Media

By Eric Vanderwall

The lesson that emerges from the onslaught of social media is that totalizing ideologies kill, and that the human aversion to being proven mistaken means that extermination of the opposition tends to be chosen more frequently than conciliation or re…

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February 3, 2021

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6:34 p.m.

Marvel Studios

"WandaVision" Review: I Think I Know Where It’s Going, I Hope I Don’t

By Liam Flanigan

Arts reporter Liam Flanigan assesses the first three episodes of Marvel’s half-strange, half-predictable "WandaVision."

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February 3, 2021

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6:26 p.m.

Patrick Jagoda

Patrick Jagoda Talks "Experimental Games: Critique, Play, and Design in the Age of Gamification"

By Emma-Victoria Banos

At an online event hosted by the Seminary Co-Op, University of Chicago Press, and 57th Street Books, gamers and game designers alike were given a peek into Patrick Jagoda’s motivations for writing his new book, "Experimental Games."

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January 27, 2021

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6:01 p.m.

E! News

Disney Singers No One Talked About Until A Spicy Love Triangle

By Veronica Chang

The releases of “driver’s license,” “Lie Lie Lie,” and “Skin” reveal a public fascination with the personal lives of celebrities and the lengths to which PR and marketing will go to push certain narratives.

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January 27, 2021

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5:37 p.m.

Netflix

"Hillbilly Elegy": A Source of Political Division?

By Sebastian Von Stauffenberg

Maroon Arts reviews the controversial new film based on J.D. Vance's best selling autobiography.

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January 27, 2021

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4:37 p.m.

Hollywood Reporter

Shawn Mendes’s "In Wonder" Is Not Very Wonderful

By Jennifer Morse

The new Netflix film fails to capture the magic of great pop star documentaries.

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January 27, 2021

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4:28 p.m.